[ UK /dɹˈʌbɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹəbɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  2. a sound defeat
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How To Use drubbing In A Sentence

  • Council sporting officials thought children could be psychologically damaged by the trauma of an ignominious drubbing at the hands of more gifted players.
  • In 1999, Crowley repeated the feat, this time drubbing Collins.
  • They have won three league matches in a row since their 5-2 home drubbing by Morecambe. The Sun
  • We gave the Japanese team a good drubbing.
  • Past governments might have ignored the ruckus, but the ruling coalition had suffered a nasty drubbing in last month's polls for parliament's lower house.
  • Whenever I go to London I pass by the site of the Battle of the Thames, where Tecumseh died and we administered a drubbing to you chaps.
  • How about the regular drubbing the band gets in the press? Times, Sunday Times
  • He played more than 170 games for the Clarets, with his only senior goal coincidentally coming against City in a 7-2 drubbing in January 1998.
  • Owen Coyle will doubtless still be hurting from the unforeseen and largely inexplicable events at Wembley last Sunday, though at least he may be permitted to regard the 5-0 drubbing as an aberration in an otherwise smooth-running season. Arsène Wenger is threatening to become part of Premier League's past | Paul Wilson
  • Malaysia Sports School started their campaign with a 6-0 drubbing of their juniors and then defeated former champions Malacca MC 4-1.
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